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New Mom

  1. no man's land
    An Illustrated Explainer of the Gender Pay Gap for New MomsSee how gender and race can influence how much money parents make.
  2. new mom
    What Does Being Pregnant Feel Like? Part VI“No one mentions pregnancy feels like a mounting heaviness that is both weight and memory.”
  3. new mom
    So You Want to Read About Having a BabyHave we got the list for you.
  4. new mom
    Pregnancy-Specific Beauty Products Might Seem RidiculousBut I love them.
  5. my two cents
    7 Women on Job-Hunting and Getting Hired While PregnantAnd how their new bosses reacted.
  6. new mom
    Behold, I Am a New ParentNo need to thank me, I’m simply ensuring the continuity of the human race.
  7. new mom
    What Does Being Pregnant Feel Like? Part V“I ate as if I was starving, because I was afraid I had starved my baby.”
  8. new mom
    I Was Convinced I Might Kill My ChildWhat it’s like to have postpartum psychosis.
  9. new mom
    What I’d Like to Tell My New-Mom SelfGender roles are more powerful than you can imagine.
  10. new mom
    100 Women on the Wildest Ways Pregnancy Changed Their BodiesBecause there isn’t a lot of good research tracking these changes.
  11. new mom
    25 Famous Women on Becoming New MomsSerena Williams, Kylie Jenner, Ali Wong, and more women on their most memorable moments.
  12. new mom
    The Identity Transformation of Becoming a MomPsychologists call it “matrescence.”
  13. new mom
    Three Dads on Sex With New Moms“The downward spiral of our sex life does make me frustrated with the marriage and pretty angry — not at her, but at the situation.”
  14. how i got this baby
    The Canadian Woman Shocked by Reproductive Care in the U.S.“I just figured that if I needed one, my health-care provider in town would do the termination, and that would be that.”
  15. new mom
    What ‘Mommy Brain’ Really Looks LikeNo, giving birth doesn’t turn your brain to mush.
  16. new mom
    What Does Being Pregnant Feel Like? Part IV“Once I crossed some sort of medical threshold of birth security, I felt expansive and powerful.”
  17. new mom
    What No One Tells You About Not Being Able to BreastfeedWe’re told that every woman who tries hard enough can do it, but that’s far from accurate.
  18. new mom
    The New Mom’s Guide to SexTen moms discuss sex after pregnancy.
  19. new mom
    Rediscovering Vanity, As a MomReturning to the beauty products I couldn’t use while pregnant and breastfeeding.
  20. original video
    6 Moms on Motherhood Through the YearsCall your mom.
  21. new mom
    Here’s How Soon You Can Have Sex After Giving BirthWe asked a medical expert.
  22. new mom
    The Best New-Mom Jokes From Ali Wong’s Netflix Special, Hard Knock WifeFrom breastfeeding, to sex after giving birth, to smelling butts.
  23. new mom
    What Does Being Pregnant Feel Like? Part III“I craved peach gummy candies from the gas station, and ate them by the bagful.”
  24. new mom
    Everything to Know About Having a C-Section Versus Vaginal BirthNeither method of giving birth is objectively “better” than the other.
  25. new mom
    What If We Told Women the Truth About What Birth Can Do to Their Bodies?Pelvic pain and pelvic floor disorders are common after childbirth, but they are not normal.
  26. new mom
    Will Money Stop Me From Having a Second Kid?You can hand down clothes, but you can’t pass on food or medical care.
  27. how i got this baby
    How I Got This Baby: The Mom Who Went Abroad to Make a Baby“In a way, knowing that I might need to pursue motherhood on my own was a kind of relief.”
  28. new mom
    What Does Being Pregnant Feel Like? Part II“I was hugely with child — with children — and the dome of my belly measured weeks ahead of a singleton pregnancy.”
  29. moms in movies
    The Most ‘Real’ Scene in Tully Isn’t About Horrific MotherhoodMy favorite part of this mom movie was an aspect of motherhood that’s hard to put into words.
  30. ask a boss
    Everything You Need to Know About Maternity Leave in the U.S.How it works, what your employer is required to offer, and more.
  31. fixations
    I Think About This a Lot: Kris Jenner’s 30th-Birthday Music VideoWatching it, which I did countless times during the first few months of my son’s life, was like entering an alternate universe devoid of anxiety.
  32. motherhood
    10 Baby Books That Won’t Make You Want to Kill YourselfParenting advice books, vetted by actual parents.
  33. new mom
    How We Got These BabiesTwenty women tell their stories.
  34. new mom
    What Does Being Pregnant Feel Like? Part I“Sometimes I felt enormously beautiful, like Venus herself arising from the sea, and sometimes I felt just enormous.”